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A software metric analyzer and cost estimator


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ASSET PROFILE

UNIT NAME
ADA-MET1
VERSION
1
REVIEW CODE
C1 1.0 A
INET ADDRESS
srctran@world.std.com
AUTHOR
Source Translation & Optimization (STO)
PO Box 404
Belmont, MA 02178
617/489-3727
RIGHTS
Shareware
COPYRIGHT
(c) 1991 STO
DATE CREATED
5/21/91
DATE RELEASED
5/21/91
DATE LAST UPDATED
5/21/91
LOCATION
ASR
PAL
ENVIRONMENT
MSDOS
LIMITATIONS
Executable form only
CERTIFICATION
Ada System Certifier_1 1.0
Date/Time of Processing: Tuesday   24 May       1994 05:07:54Pm
Overall Assessment of System: OK
Classification of System: A
Basis of Classification --
Syntax Errors                               PASS
Completeness                                PASS
Independence from External Libraries        PASS
Independence from a Specific Ada Compiler   PASS

Number of ...
Files               6
Library Units       6
Lines             391
Statements         67
Comments          291

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languages/ada/asr/msdosada/ada_met:
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  ada-met1.zip           114,926


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    1 Files              114,926

ABSTRACT

STO sells a library of reusable Ada source code from which Ada tools
can be built. This diskette contains two programs built from the
library, a metric analyzer and a software cost estimator. The diskette
also contains the Ada specifications for the packages that comprise the
library.

READ_ME.MET          --  Instructions to use metric analyzer
MET_PARS.EXE         --  Executable version of the metric analyzer
LISTING.ADA          --  Sample Ada program to be analyzed
EXECUTE.ADA          --  Sample Ada program to be analyzed
PARSER.DOC           --  Description of parser technology in library

READ_ME.CST          --  Instructions to use cost estimation program
ADA_COST.EXE         --  Executable version of the cost estimation program

PARSER_0.ADS         --  Ada package specifications for source code library
PARSER_1.ADS         --  The main part of the library is a recursive descent
PARSE_2A.ADS         --  parser for Ada.
PARSE_2B.ADS
PARSER_3.ADS
PARSER_4.ADS

REGISTER.TXT         --  Registration form for the programs
ORDRFORM.DAT         --  Information on ordering STO's directory of 10,000
                     --  government computer programs

This version of MET_PARS measures the Halstead metric, and displays a
wide variety of information about components in the Ada program, as
well as values for Halstead's metric. The parser does not handle the
PRAGMA statement of Ada.

ADA_COST is estimates the costs of software development efforts. The
model used is based on research by the Deparment of Defense and and
NASA.  The estimator is applicable to most high level languages. This
version of ADA_COST asks a series of fifty questions that deal with
variables in the cost model, such as lines of code to be developed,
personnel and computer resources, specific requirements (such as
real-time and memory constraints) and experience. The answers are used
by the model to predict time and cost for development.


REVISION HISTORY

DATE          VERSION       AUTHOR        COMMENTS
5/21/91          1          STO           Initial Release to MSDOS


RELEASE NOTICE

This software is copyright by the author.

This software is released to the Ada community as shareware.
Restrictions on use or distribution:  NONE


DISCLAIMER

	This software and its documentation are provided "AS IS" and
without any expressed or implied warranties whatsoever.  No warranties
as to performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular
purpose exist.
	The user is advised to test the software thoroughly before
relying on it.  The user must assume the entire risk and liability of
using this software.  In no event shall any person or organization of
people be held responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential or
inconsequential damages or lost profits.